female foeticide

Special police station to probe Rajasthan foeticide cases


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday announced it would set up a special police station in Jaipur to register and probe female foeticide and infanticide cases across the ... Read more...

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Charges filed against Maharashtra doctor couple


September 12th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), Sep 12 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed against doctor couple Sudam and Saraswati Munde and 15 others in a Maharashtra court in connection with a female foeticide ... Read more...

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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

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‘Riwayat’ a film on female foeticide by doctors


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood continues to raise its voice against female foeticide with "Riwayat", a movie produced by two NRI doctors from Australia.The film, releasing Friday, promises ... Read more...

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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ - a little gem, with message on female foeticide (IANS Movie Review)


August 31st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid"; Cast: Parvin Dabas, Suhasini Mulay, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Harsh Mayar, Lehar Khan and Krishang Trivedi; Director: Nila Madhab Panda; Rating: ***In spite of its flaws, of which ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan on Time cover


August 31st, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan features on the cover of Time magazine following his hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate"."He's breaking the Bollywood mold by tackling ... Read more...

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Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Kids bring spontaneity on sets, says Parvin Dabas


August 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Child artists bring spontaneity, innocence on the sets and it is fun working with them, says Parvin Dabas who plays father of child actors Leher ... Read more...

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Box office offers mix bag this Friday (IANS preview)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) With three different films from three different genres coming out this week, viewers are spoiled for choice. They can take a pick from "Joker", ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ not a serious film: Nila Madhab Panda


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, known for "I Am Kalam", says his forthcoming movie "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid", based on the issue of female foeticide, is ... Read more...

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Honour for women delivering girl child


August 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A village council in Rajasthan will honour women who give birth to a girl child in their first delivery with a view to check cases of ... Read more...

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Aamir asks Nitish Kumar to popularise generic medicines


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan has urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to make available generic medicines in the state widely.Aamir had first highlighted the issue ... Read more...

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Re-double efforts to protect women: President


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the country celebrated the Raksha Bandhan festival, Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged people to re-double their efforts to protect women."The Rakhi is a thread ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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Patil’s goodbye wish: A ‘corruption-free India’


July 24th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil bid farewell to the nation Tuesday on completing of her five-year term, expressing confidence that India will soon be a corruption-free ... Read more...

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‘Urgent need to restore gender balance in J&K;’


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming decline" in in Jammu and Kashmir's sex ratio - 883 females per 1,000 males - a minister said the government will ... Read more...

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Watch out for mixed bag of movies this week (IANS Preview)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Last week audiences were served with young romantic drama "Cocktail", this Friday comedies "Challo Driver" and "I M 24" and children's films "Gattu" and ... Read more...

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‘Enforcement of laws on women hit by lack of funds’


July 12th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Enforcement of women-friendly laws suffers from lack of funds and training among the implementation agency personnel, activists said here Thursday."Even though there are laws to ... Read more...

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Severely punish culprits of female foeticide: Aamir


July 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan says aborting a child after sex determination is wrong and supports the Maharashtra government's proposal to give severe punishment to those involved in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra moots murder charge for female foeticide


July 10th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday mooted slapping murder charges on those involved in female foeticide."We shall send a proposal to the centre to apply Indian Penal Code ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition creates ruckus, assembly adjourned (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Opposition parties stalled proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly over a number of issues on the first day of the monsoon session here Monday.Getting off to a ... Read more...

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Female foeticide short is to create awareness: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the ... Read more...

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Goa to give women Rs.1 lakh for wedding expenses


July 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 ... Read more...

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Rajasthan couple tries to bury new born girl alive


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) Police are looking for the parents of a new-born girl who was rescued by some villagers in Rajasthan's Dausa district minutes before she was to be ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ season 2 in pipeline


July 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate" has struck the right chord with the viewers and the film star says that he may come up with ... Read more...

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‘Na Aana Is Des Laado’ goes off air July 27


June 29th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) After running successfully for four years and 850 episodes, "Na Aana Is Des Laado", about female foeticide, is set to come to an end. It goes ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to soon have girl child policy


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) A girl child policy is in the offing in Rajasthan. The state has initiated the process for formulation and adoption of the policy, the first of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra doctor couple in police custody till June 30


June 18th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) A doctor couple suspected to be involved in culpable homicide and female foeticide in Beed district was Monday remanded to police custody till June 30 ... Read more...

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Girl foetus found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Another foetus of a girl was found abandoned by the road in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town Saturday - the latest such incident in a state where the ... Read more...

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Body of day-old girl found in well in Rajasthan


June 12th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The body of a day-old girl was found dumped in a well in a village in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said Tuesday.According to police, the body ... Read more...

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Maharashtra orders crackdown on illegal sex tests


June 7th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday ordered a state-wide crackdown on unregistered or illegal sonography centres conducting sex determination tests of foetuses.While the drive is at ... Read more...

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Female foeticide: Maharashtra doctor in police custody


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 3 (IANS) A doctor and two midwives were Sunday remanded to police custody till June 6 by a Maharashtra court for allegedly dumping two female foetuses under ... Read more...

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Why should Aamir apologise, asks Javed Akhtar


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded an apology from actor Aamir Khan for sending a "wrong message" about the medical community in his programme ... Read more...

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India becoming a designer baby factory: Author Kishwar Desai (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Life is no longer a gift of love; it is being created with care to fit specifications furnished by parents in the age of surrogacy ... Read more...

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